Tag Archives: Ghana Boxing Authority

GBA says no to Agbeko vs Otiene bout

Joseph Agbeko

The Ghana Boxing Authority says it did not sanction the much-advertised bout between Joseph “King Kong” Agbeko and Kenyan boxer, Nick Otieno which was supposed to have taken place on June 30 at the Bukom Boxing Emporium. The bout was supposed to be part of Agbeko’s preparations for another march towards the world bantamweight title. Agbeko’s Fresh King Promotions had ...

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D. K. ‘Poison’ receives a grant of $4, 800 from WBC

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Former world featherweight champion, David Kotei ‘Poison’, has received a grant of $4, 800 from the World Boxing Council. The grant is aimed at helping rehabilitate former champions of the council. D. K. Poison outclassed then holder, Ruben Olivares of Mexico, to capture the WBC featherweight title in Los Angeles in the USA, on September 20, 1975. The presentation was ...

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Peter Zwennes to Bukom Banku: Bleached skin could end your career

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The Ghana Boxing Authority has revealed that the decision of Braimah Kamoko popularly known as Bukom Banku to resort to skin bleaching could mean a pre-mature end to his career. The cruiser weight boxer has over the past couple of weeks posted a number photos of himself on the internet with his “newly acquired skin colour” and has defended the ...

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“We don’t care about sports budget cut”- GBA

Peter Zweenes

President of the Ghana Boxing Authority, Peter Zweenes, has told Citi Sports that the entity is very indifferent at the cut in the sporting component of the 2016 budget. The budget, which was read by the Finance Minister, Seth Terkper, last Friday revealed that the allocation for sports had been cut from GHS 36 million in 2015 to GHS 22 ...

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“McDon has been dishonest with us”- Peter Zweenes

Peter Zweenes

President of the Ghana Boxing Authority, Peter Zweenes, has stated that boxing promoter, McDon Attitsogbi has acted inappropriately in his dealing with the authority concerning the organisation of the “Fist of Fury” boxing event organised in December 2014. Attitsogbi was accused by the authority of not paying the purses to the boxers and officials who took part in the event ...

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GBA indefintely suspends McDon Promotions

McDon Atistogbe (middle) with Bukom Banku and John Napari

The Ghana Boxing Authority (GBA) has indefinitely suspended the licence of McDon Boxing Promotions after the outfit failed to meet the necessary financial obligations to various parties following the staging of the “Fist of Fury” event on the 5th of December at the Accra Sports Stadium. George “Red Tiger” Ashie beat Tanzanian boxer Alan Kamote in the main event to ...

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